Backawinners, A cruel result for followers of this tipster with Mito Pereira ($250) somehow compounding to miss a playoff after dominating the US PGA championship. Our long priced strategy almost had another huge payday. At various times, Lucas Herbert ($720) , Beau Hossler ($1000) , Ryan Fox ($400) and Gary Woodland ($125 ew) contended, encouraging us to continue.

Dutch Open

This week, the European tour moves after a week off to the Dutch Open at Bernardus Golf in Cromvoirt, Holland.

The sandy links designed by Kyle Phillips (who is creating a new 36 hole complex in North Auckland) measures 6808 metres (7488 yards) par 72

On Betfair

Zach Murray-$1000

Joel Stalter-$1000

Maverick Antcliff-$540

Julian Suri-$800

David Drysdale-$750

Ricardo Santos-$340

Darius van Driel-$280

Koen Kowendaar-$280

On Bet365

Lars van  Miejel-$351 each way

Dario Antoinisse-$1001 each way

Bank of Hope Matchplay

The LPGA tries a new format with the Matchplay event, the Bank of Hope, starting tomorrow. To be held at the Innova  Mission Inn El Campeon Golf course in Florida. A golden age course designed by George O’ Neil in 1917 the 6600 yard par 72 course should provide a great stage for exciting matches.

The odds aren’t that flash 

On Bet365

Sophia Popov-$111 each way (2nd last year)

Emma Talley-$141 each way

Aditi Ashok-$141 each way

but on Betfair 

Yealimi Noh-$80

Sarah Schmeltzel-$80

Matilda Castren-$100

Paula Reto-$120

Ally Ewing-$55 (winner last year)

Jasmine Suwannapura-$180

Elizabeth Szokol-$570

Charles Schwab Challenge

The PGA Tour plays the famous Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. The course designed by Perry Maxwell is 7209 yards par 70. Maxwell designed last weeks master piece at Southern Hills. The course rating is 75.1 and has a slope rating of 138.

On Bet365

James Pinot-$1501 each way

Kevin Tway-$751 each way

On Betfair

John Huh-$1000

Camilo Villegas-$1000

Adam Schenk-$570

Harry Higgs-$540

Chad Ramey-$490

Danny Lee-$450

Alec Smalley-$380

Tyler Duncan-$300

Emiliano Grillo-$270 **

Mark Hubbard-$250

J T Poston-$200